Cal Poly

Orientation Programs for International Students

Online F-1 and J-1 Visa Student Orientation

The International Student Online Orientation is REQUIRED for all new incoming international students with an F-1 or J-1 visa. Even if you are not new to the USA, you still must still complete the online orientation course, which will be customized for your program and visa type. When the course is available, it will appear on your portal as a PolyLearn course, and instructions will be e-mailed to you. This course is designed to provide you with important information you will need during your time at Cal Poly. Completion all modules of the online orientation course is necessary in order to proceed with your arrival check-in at Cal Poly.

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International Student Orientation Lunch - 9/13/17

The International Student Orientation Lunch is REQUIRED for ALL NEW freshmen, transfer, and graduate students on a F or J visa. The lunch will be on Wednesday, September 13th from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM in Baker Science Building 180, Room 101 and is included in the WOW schedule. You will meet the International Center staff, learn about important campus resources, and meet other international students during lunch.

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Fall University Orientation Programs

SLO Days Sessions for Degree-Seeking Students

Freshmen: There are multiple session dates for freshmen. If you cannot attend one of these dates, there will be an out-of-state SLO Days on September 9, 2017.

Transfers: The Transfer SLO Days and registration for classes is on August 14, 2017. This is the only SLO Days session for transfer students.

How to Register for SLO Days and WOW

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Fall Graduate Student Orientation – September 13, 2017

Graduate Student Orientation

International Student Orientation Lunch

  • Time: 12:00PM – 2:00PM
  • Location: Building 180, Room 101
  • Details will be emailed to students over summer

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Building 52, Room E32
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
Phone: (805) 756-1477
Fax: (805) 756-5484
international@calpoly.edu